Switchback



noun
1.
a highway, as in a mountainous area, having many hairpin curves.
2.
Railroads. a zigzag track arrangement for climbing a steep grade.
3.
British. roller coaster.
verb (used without object)
4.
(of a road, railroad track, etc.) to progress through a series of hairpin curves; zigzag:
The road switchbacks up the mountain.
noun
1.
a mountain road, railway, or track which rises and falls sharply many times or a sharp rise and fall on such a road, railway, or track
2.
another word (esp Brit) for big dipper

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